Moving Inland
Changing Perceptions of Sex
Hierogamy: The Great Rite
Sacrificial Gods
Of Boys, Bulls and Kings
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Aurochs image from Lascaux Aurochs - Bos primigenius
"The Aurochs or Urus (Bos primigenius), the ancestor of domestic cattle, was a type of huge wild cattle which inhabited Europe, Asia and North Africa, but is now extinct.

The aurochs was far larger than most modern domestic cattle with a shoulder height of 2 metres and weighing 1,000 kilograms." Learn more about the aurochs.